GIS Analysts

  • Washington, DC
  • Full-time

Company Description

  • Idea Entity is one of only fourteen other companies to have been listed on the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Top 100 Places to Work in Washington State in 2009, 2010, and 2011.


  • Named on the Inc. Magazine’s top 500/5000 list for the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the US


  • Recognized in the Best of Bellevue 2009 for Computer Software Services

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the GIS Data Coordinator in completing the Vector Property Map Transfer of Jurisdiction project and various projects include updating GIS datasets, researching and collecting new geospatial and attribute data, and contributing to the production of map publications. The analyst will also perform various data creation and enhancement activities as part of the Geographic Information System (GIS) enterprise geodatabase.

•Perform implementation, processing, and quality assurance/quality control.
•QA/QC on updated and new GIS data, as well as compile metadata.
•Create, translate and integrate GIS data layers, and digitize new data using a variety of software.
•Coordinate with other technicians and analysts in various data development, update, and project support initiatives.
•Provide technical expertise and support staff/users in GIS and data efforts.
•Complete special requests for various Agencies by utilizing existing data, analyzing results, and producing reports, maps, and supporting documentation.
•Perform other duties as assigned.


•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as geography or planning.
•ESRI GIS software products, especially ArcGIS 9.x and 10.x desktop.
•Principles, practices, and methods related to GIS.
•GIS techniques such as map production, editing, and geocoding.
•Editing and updating the Vector Property Map
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team, as well as communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Planning, or related field Required
•Must be Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen
•Work is on site in Washington, D.C. Metro area, (Metro Accessible)

Additional Information

Principals Only

Arnie Gerstein

Director of Resource Management


Idea Entity Corporation


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